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insurance. that has been one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you've got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tell nbc news between 45% to 50% can expect to find a cancellation letter in the past year. the reason, their existing policies do not meet the minimum standards mandated by the new health care law. 2010 obama care regulations do cite a normal turnover in the individual insurance market. now the white house is pushing back on the investigation. josh ernest tweeted, quote, that's "a," not new, and "b," not caused by aca. it's a problem aca will solve. for more, head to nbcnews.com. >>> also on monday the obama administration granted a six-week extension without penalty to sign up for coverage. the new deadline now is march 31th. >>> now to the other issue causing white house headaches. those u.s. spy games around the world. president obama is now calling for programs monitoring our alli
can afford the insurance plans. >> the new law is more than a website. >> reporter: she'll tell congress they have had 700,000 applications. from her medicare chief no word on how many have been able to get past the error messages to actually buy insurance. >> we will not have the numbers available until mid november. >> reporter: opponents are unconvinced that the faulty website and insurance itself are a good deal. >> there is no way to fix this. >> it is a public relations nightmare. >> it's not time for sanding to take place, but a chainsaw needs to come out. >> reporter: today, president obama heads to massachusetts to highlight how health reform worked there. he's under fire for promising americans could keep their insurance. for millions plans are being cancelled because they don't meet minimum standards. >> now they are told they can't. that's a lie. >> he didn't say anything wrong. >> reporter: the white house is tweaking the story. >> if you wanted it and it was available you could. >> reporter: so far 2 million people received cancellations. that may be just the begin
rating at 45%. people in this country don't think the health care law, obama care, is a good idea. in our poll, 47% to 37% think it's a bad idea. finally, the republican party, they're not too popular either. 22% of americans feel positively about the party, richard. >> well, we know, tracie, who does have a high approval rating in washington, d.c., tracie pots! 100% here. that's right, bill and myself, we think you're number one. thank you. >> reporter: sure. >>> removal of chemical weapons in syria. they have destroyed all necessary ingredients. this come as day before the imposed deadline by national regulators. it means country no longer has the ability to make new weapons. syrian officials have not started getting rid of existing stockpiles. the country is believed to have 1,000 metric tons of mustard gas and sarin. >>> for almost four hours, lawmakers grilled hhs secretary kathleen sebelius. sebelius apologized saying she was accountable for the plagued obama care exchange rollout. she defended the overhaul, pledging fixes by november 30th. the site's problems are not the only conce
harassment law. >>> 60,000 people turned out to reach the ten day parade at ten day fant say fest. this was led by diana nyad. >>> for the third straight year, spoop ki decorations, characters are part of your wash. >>> good morning to you. >>> richard apple slated to report earnings after today's losing bell. analysts expecting the company to beat estimates. >>> michigan governor rick schneider expected to testify in the bankruptcy eligibility trial today. keep in mind schneider orchestrated the state take over of the city and bankruptcy filing. >>> the twitter road show hits atlantic today in baltimore as executives do their best to woo investors around the country before the stock goes public. back to you. >>> thank you. a potentially devastating deadline for 47 million americans hits friday when food stamp benefits totals $5 billion expires without hope of congress extending that program. >>> mcdonald's ends the 40 year relationship with heinz ketchup. the former ceo of burger king took over at heinz. >>> $10 million es skate filed by jones against the michael jackson estate.
and they've earned, and in accordance with the law. everyone's rights must be protected. >> a senior defense official tells nbc news there are 114 national guard sites not complying with the policy. >>> the skies might soon be just a little bit friendlier after a decision from the faa affecting the millions of us that fly each year. passengers will now be able to use smart phones, tablets, and ereaders on board. that includes during takeoff and landing as long as everything is in airplane mode, but you still won't be able to use your phone to make calls or send text messages during flight. the faa says airlines must prove their planes won't be affected by the rule change and many are clamoring to be the first. >>> the new york police department's controversial stop and frisk policy is back in the news. a federal appeals court has put a stop to the major overhaul of the program. in august the judge ruled the practice violated civil rights, but the decision late thursday keeps it going for now. opponents contend the stop and frisk unfairly targets minorities while police say it's vital
missed. edward snowden says his leaks have brought about change with reform, supervision and laws being suggested. german magazine "der spiegel" published the manifesto of the truth sunday. the self-professed leaker said telling the truth should not be a criminal offense. however, the white house has scoffed at his request for clemency, urging him to come back and face justice. >>> west point hosted its first wedding saturday. between two men at the military academy. west point hosted two same-sex weddings of women last year. >>> and the tatyana mcfadden wins the new york city wheelchair marathon. completing an unprecedented grand slam. she also won titles this year in boston, chicago and london. she finished in 1:59:13. history-making, congratulations to her. >>> things got really hairy in germany over the weekend. some 300 men from 20 countries with all spectacular facial hair took part in the world's beard championships. trophies were given in competitive categories such as best dolly mustache. salvatore dali. best free style mustache. most fashionable beard. best goatee. best sunbur
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